SRJC Course Outlines

4/17/2024 2:44:42 AMDET 181 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 181Title:  PREVENT. MAINT. & INSPC.  
Full Title:  Preventive Maintenance and Inspection
Last Reviewed:12/9/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.2517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled39.38
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled2.258 min.Lab Scheduled39.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.50 Contact Total78.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  78.75Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  DET 81

Catalog Description:
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The study of preventive maintenance and inspection practices as related to diesel vehicles and machinery. Preventive maintenance inspections are practiced.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of DET 80

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
The study of preventive maintenance and inspection practices as related to diesel vehicles and machinery. Preventive maintenance inspections are practiced.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of DET 80
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course students will:
1. Describe maintenance and inspection procedures for industrial machinery.
2. Evaluate symptoms of potential machine failure.
3. Perform and assess preventive maintenance inspections on the following:
      a. tracks, tires and wheels
      b. engine and powertrain components
      c. electrical/electronic components
      d. chassis and undercarriage components
4. Evaluate conditions and determine remedies.
5. Utilize digital media for service information.
6. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.

Topics and Scope
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1. Maintenance and inspection procedures
 a. scheduled maintenance
 b. preventive maintenance
2. Using technical manuals
 a. hard copy
 b. computerized
3. Lubrication
 a. solid and liquid lubricants
 b. lubrication procedures
 c. rating symbols
4. Failure analysis
 a. metallic parts failures
 b. failures due to neglect/lack of maintenance
5. Tracks, tires and wheels
 a. condition and wear
 b. rims, wheels, rollers
6. Engine compartment
 a. fluid levels
 b. leak inspection
 c. belts and hoses
 d. component mounting
 e. wiring and clamps
 f. air intake system
 g. fuel systems
 h. cooling systems
7. Electrical and Electronic systems
 a. inspect/test batteries
 b. battery cables and terminals
 c. starting system tests
 d. lighting system check
 e. gauges and instruments
 f. diagnostic display
g. computer malfunction lamp diagnosis
8. Power Train
 a. transmission service
 b. rear axle service
 c. driveline inspection
 d. clutch adjustment
9. Chassis/Undercarriage
 a. steering system
 b. suspension inspection
 c. brake adjustment and inspection
 d. anti-lock brake malfunction diagnosis
 e. springs and attachments
 f. component mounts
10. Hydraulic systems
 a. fluid type and level indicators
 b. filters and maintenance
11. Safety
  a. personal
  b. shop
  c. environmental/hazardous material handling

Assignments:
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1. Read 25 to 40 pages per week
2. Perform preventive maintenance inspections and prepare written reports
3. Complete inspection and evaluation worksheets
4. 3 to 5 exams including final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 20%
Preventive maintenance inspection reports
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Inspection and evaluation worksheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Perform preventive maintenance inspections
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
3 to 5 exams including final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Heavy Duty Truck Systems, Bennett ed. 5, 2011

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